Jan 18, 2013 4:00pm PST
is -- a few steps to the right are the truthers who claim the sandy hook shootings were engineered by the government to gain sympathy for gun laws. in this atmosphere, how much can the obama administration really get done on gun safety? >>> also, as president obama prepares for a second term, which way is the democratic party headed? a pragmatic middle of the road alternative to the gop or will it move sharply to the left? >>> you can't be president of the united states for four more years without a couple episodes like this. >> we cannot sustain -- whoops. was that my -- that's all right. all of you know who i am. >> we'll have more of the lighter moments of the first term in the "sideshow." this is "hardball," the place for politics. ♪ [ male announcer ] how do you make 70,000 trades a second... ♪ reach one customer at a time? ♪ or help doctors turn billions of bytes of shared information... ♪ into a fifth anniversary of remission? ♪ whatever your business challenge, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. >>> heading into the weekend of barack obama'
Jan 19, 2013 12:00pm PST
the pension obligations. >> not sandy know, vallejo, a compton, a stockton or any of their city. they are failing. john: i hear there is more civil society? volunteers working in the animal shelter, park maintenance, a neighborhood watch is starting to blossom? >> bay plant their city back. they take it themselves. so the private solution is always better. john: that is where you go when the government spends of the many. next we take this problem and see what it does to the whole state. whole statthe boys use capital one venture miles for their annual football trip. ... yo tually use. tragically, their ddy got sacked by blackouts. but it's our tradition! that's roughing the card holder. but with the capital one venture card you get double miles you can actually use. [ cheering ] any flight, anytime. the scoreboard doesn't lie. what's in your wallet? hut! i have me on my fantasy team. a body at rest tends to stay at rest... while a body in motion tends to stay in motion. staying active can actually ease arthritis symptoms. but if you have arthritis, staying active can be diffic
Jan 19, 2013 2:00am PST
the tragic sandy hook school shooting and everybody no matter what side of the aisle you happen to be on. they unanimously agree we've got to keep our kids safe at school and infringing in the second amendment right. it's not the answer and they've put together a unique group of ways to outline to keep your children safe in the classroom and it's led by this man, former congressman asa hutchinson. good to see you. >> been a while. >> sean: it's been impeachment since we talked to you last. and was there anything proposed this week or the new york law, executive orders, the laws that the president is proposing, anything that will keep people safe that will keep this from happening again? >> if you're talking about the president's proposals on school safety, i'm glad that he acknowledged to have an armed presence in our school systems to keep the children safe, but the proposals were totally inadequate to accomplish that objective. you know, on the school safety side which i am looking at, you looked at funding for the cops program which means that money can be diverted away from the schoo
Jan 19, 2013 4:00am PST
hurricane sandy. the press corps got stuck in florida, in tampa. we couldn't travel, because of the weather. and i decided to do a story on early voting. so i went out to an early voting center, and it was the middle of the afternoon, and there were -- there was a line stretched around the corner. hundreds of people lined up, and i talked to a lot of the people, and a lot of them were voting for the president, and i thought, this idea that his base is not going to turn out is actually not what we're seeing in early voting. >> and in florida. >> and in florida. >> which was one of those states to watch. >> which was a huge swing state. hugely important swing state, and, remember, right up until election night, a lot of people thought the president was going to lose florida. so having that sort of firsthand experience with early voting, seeing how many people had lined up, i thought, you know what? the president might, in fact, rebound and win this after all. >> yeah. >> and i think his campaign felt confident as well at that point, and started to regain their confidence. >>> more of our conv